“Pacific” was the key term in the name of San Francisco's Panama Pacific International Exposition. The fair presented a vision of an increasingly unified Pacific region under the control of American economic and political power. Of course, California had been part of a coherent Pacific region for hundreds of years. Facing the Pacific was a key orientation for both the fair’s organizers and visitors. This article accompanies a portfolio of objects from the collections of the Oakland Museum of California
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Research Article| March 01 2015
The Pacific in California: Objects from a collection
Boom (2015) 5 (1): 79–85.
Suzanne Fischer; The Pacific in California: Objects from a collection. Boom 1 March 2015; 5 (1): 79–85. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.79
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